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Product designers, interior designers and lighting designers are working in a changing industry. Competition from online services, DIY and home improvement tv shows, plus changing consumer lifestyles have continued to shift the way business is done. In this section, product designers, interior designers and lighting designers can read news, trend articles and more.

The Buzz Around AmericasMart Atlanta: What Manufacturers Are Planning for 2019

A new year and new winter market season bring excitement to AmericasMart Atlanta. Everyone has something new to share, and this year, many companies have big plans for 2019.  Here's what's happening…

Wall Art Wows at AmericasMart Atlanta

The winter market season kicks off every year at AmericasMart at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. Our team hit the floor today, ready to see what's new and what…

Being Social

Social media is a key strategic component for any business. But how does it intersect with the interior design industry? We asked two experts for their perspectives on growing your social media…

SoCal, So Cool

Designer Jeffrey Alan Marks loves to bring the Southern California sunshine into his lighting designs, and while the styles in his new Point Dume Collection for Progress Lighting do have that SoCal…

2019 Winter Market Preview: Atlanta

New year, new market season: These debuting products will start the year off right in Atlanta.   A trio perfect for dens and offices, the PGA Mulligan nested tables and bench set from IMAX is a…

What Consumers Want

One of the best parts of being in the Lighting Showroom Coalition Facebook group comes from reading the oddball questions and answers the associates and managers receive from customers. I worked at…

What BADG Wants the Industry to Know About Representation — And Why Everyone Needs to Listen

When flipping through a design magazine or scanning the lists of panelists at markets, you might not take a running tally of how many black or white interior designers might be featured — especially…

Changing the Face of Furniture

There’s a changing of the guard taking place in all areas of the furniture business, fueled by a new generation of executives unfettered by family legacy and the “that’s the way we’ve always done it…

Last Look With Steve Pallrand

When he started working on this historic Hancock Park, CA, home, Steve Pallrand, Founder of Home Front Build, planned to remodel the kitchen, but zoning laws prohibited any additions. So Pallrand got…

Momeni and Furniture, Lighting & Decor Partner for Special Event in Las Vegas

Ever wonder how successful interior designers make the move to product design, and then manage to partner with leading manufacturers? Join Momeni and Furniture Lighting & Decor for a special…
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